Do It Yourself Tripwires

Do It Yourself Tripwires

Sometimes the most effective alarm is one that you make yourself. You’ll not have the luxury of an expensive high-tech alarm. In the event of a power outage or unforeseen disaster, you won’t be able to rely on those types of systems anyway. As a prepper, you already know this, which is why you’ll want to familiarize yourself with other methods to protect your home, bug-out location, vehicle, or personal equipment. The concept of trip wire traps date back centuries due to their basic effectiveness and ease. The basic construct of trip wires involve running a line across a pathway, which activate an alarm when someone walks through the line. A classic trip wire alarm style is something that provides a visual or audible alert once the trip wire is breached. Considering that an intruder will merely walk over the wire, proper concealment is necessary. But that’s also part of the fun. While there are several different types of trip wires, let’s consider some of the most modern and effective ones out there today.

Remote Trip Wire Alarm

Trip wires are all regarding providing perimeter security and force protection. A trip wire alone isn’t going to prevent intruders from invading your area, however they’ll warn you to their presence if set up properly. Homemade alarm types vary in design a purpose. There are door alarms, rat trap alarms, flash bang alarms, flood light alarms, and homemade noisemakers. The goal, especially with noise alarms, is to own one thing loud enough to wake you up, alert a dog, or whoever is standing sentry at night.

Let’s think about a remote tripwires alarm. This alarm will be simply designed and activated. The primary thing you need is a small transmitter to activate the alarm. You could use a wireless bell, for instance. They’re small, battery operated, and easy to program so that multiple transmitters can activate one receiver …

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